The City Of Gao Feng
China, 2012, 14 minutes
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The City Of Gao Feng Synopsis

Gao Feng, an old rural widower with senile dementia, comes to town to live with his son in the city. He became fascinated by the city, but his health prevents him from speaking and acting out his feelings. After the boredom and frustration, Gao Feng is visited by some strange fantasy animals that helped him escape.

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Reviewed by bennydelacruz
I find the film very thoughtful and beautiful. Reflecting on misunderstanding the elderly because some of us deem them unproductive in our society. The cinematography is good. And the musical... more
I find the film very thoughtful and beautiful. Reflecting on misunderstanding the elderly because some of us deem them unproductive in our society. The cinematography is good. And the musical score very refreshing, it blends well with the childlike narrative. I guess old age brings the out the child in us. Unfortunately this is often misunderstood by “grown ups”.
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  • Quite a morose short film with its elusive nature to our protagonist but his jolliness gives an expected hope for his soul and a chance to be happy despite of his condition.

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